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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *jьměti (stem *jьma-)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mieć impf (frequentative miewać)

  1. to have
    Mam kota.I have a cat.
  2. to be (for an age)
    Mam 22 lata.I am 22 [years old]. (literally I have 22 years.)
  3. (auxiliary) must, have to, need to
    Mamy iść na zakupy. – We have to go shopping.
  4. to feel something

ConjugationEdit

See alsoEdit

VerbEdit

mieć

  1. second-person singular imperative of mieść

Further readingEdit

  • mieć in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mieć in Polish dictionaries at PWN